At Paperbacks, we always strive to do better. At first, we started with a basic website which allowed for browsing of available titles. It did its job, but we saw its limitations and tried our best to make the book-buying experience with us as pleasant and efficient as possible. Next,...
The ComebaCK Podcast Featuring Paperbacks!
Earlier this week, we had the pleasure to be featured on an episode of the ComebaCK Podcast with our friend, Conor Kelly. Shing from Paperbacks discusses life in the UK, why reading is important and the story behind Paperbacks. Check out the episode below. Thank you Conor for featuring us!
‘Year of the Rabbit’: A Harrowing Account of Surviving the Khmer Rouge
“It is the mark of a talented artist to be able to give the illusion of simplicity to an account of the unthinkable” - Rithy Panh. The sentence above perfectly encapsulates the 368 pages of ‘Year of the Rabbit’, the graphic novel by Tian Veasna, a Cambodian-born French cartoonist. ‘Harrowing’ is...
Introducing: Custom Orders
At Paperbacks in Saigon, we always want to help find your next favourite read. Since we are a curated bookshop, it is possible we will not have all the books you’re currently looking for. If this is the case, we have a custom ordering service to help you find exactly...
Our books can now be found at OHQUAO!
we’ve teamed up with the lovely folks at OHQUAO to set up a permanent Paperbacks in Saigon book space inside their store!
The Perks of Being a Book Lover: Paperbacks’ First Book Fair
Before starting Paperbacks in Saigon, I’ve always enjoyed the ‘book shop experience’. To me, visiting a well-managed book shop is therapeutic, where those minutes (or sometimes hours) one spends flipping through books serves as temporary gateways to other realities.